The Chilliwack Tulip Festival blooms again on April 10!

The Chilliwack Tulip Festival is back with more Instagramable moments than ever. This year, the festival promises an incomparable explosion of colour, fragrance and family-friendly fun. Starting on April 10, the first two weeks of the festival will eature 10 varieties of hyacinths and 17 varieties of daffodils, and include one-of-a-kind, handmade floral mosaics. From…

3 Things to do at Cultus Lake this Summer

We’re so lucky to live here in beautiful BC. Sometimes we take for granted how beautiful the scenery is, the mountains, the water, the forests. One place that’s standing out for me right now is Chilliwack BC. I’ve been spending a lot of time there lately. Chilliwack is only 1.5 hours away from Vancouver and…

Opening on August 22 – The First Annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

From the organizers of the wildly popular Tulip Festival, a new event is budding up this week: The First Annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival. Just imagine 5 acres filled with 17 different varieties of sunflowers! Oh, the selfie opportunities are endless! Starting on August 22nd and running until September 16th. The Sunflower festival offers a variety of…

A Daytrip to Cultus Lake

Just south of Chilliwack, and only an hour away from Vancouver, you will find Cultus Lake. This small community is home to luscious golf courses, fun waterparks, camping grounds, and magnificent views. I had a chance to experience a day at Cultus Lake, courtesy of the new management of Cultus Lake Marina. I found myself…

Ferris’ Upstairs Seafood & Oyster Bar (Victoria, BC)

Last week hubby and I went to Victoria to visit my folks. To celebrate birthdays with my folks, I took them on a seafood adventure at Ferris’ Upstairs Seafood & Oyster Bar in downtown Victoria. Not super busy for a January weekend, we were lead to our table quite quickly upon arrival and drink orders were taken. As…

Blueberry Jam Almond Bars – #RECIPE

   We’re approaching the gift-giving season. This year, I’ve decided to make the special people in my life homemade gifts. Me being the foodie that I am, I’ve decided to look for and create delicious treats made with local ingredients. And what’s more local to BC than BC Blueberries. The Blueberry Council of BC has lots…

Doug’s Homestead, Hedley BC

My family takes a lot of road trips through BC and every time we drive through Hedley, BC (in the Similkameen Valley, right before the Okanagan) we have to make a stop at Doug’s Homestead. Tucked off the side of BC Highway 3 or Crowsnest Highway, Doug’s Homestead is a blink and you’ll miss it little…

Tinhorn Creek Winery and Wine Review

Oh Tinhorn Creek. Forever a soft spot in my heart for this winery. I was first introduced to wine tasting and wine tours  in the Okanagan here. I visit about once a year and I’ve watched them build a world class restaurant, Miradoro, and an outdoor amphitheatre. At one point, I was pretty sure my husband…